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Hallucinogens are compounds that induce hallucinations and often other psychotic phenomena. They include dissociatives (NMDA antagonists and kappa opioid agonists) and psychedelics (LSD and psilocybin).

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What is the Darwinian explanation for hallucinogenic plants?

What advantage is there to being hallucinogenic when eaten by some or most species for survival? I can only think that perhaps it stops the organism from eating the rest of you as they are confused? ...
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